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“Another interesting episode of American history”

Ranked #5 of 19 things to do in Sheridan
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Owner description: A historic battlefield.
Reviewed 25 November 2013

This visit was arranged at short notice because of a change in itinerary due to the federal government shutdown of the national parks. The volunteer historical staff were enthusiastic in relating the history of the fort, in particular, describing the events relating to the Fetterman Massacre which occurred in 1866. After exploring the remains of the fort, we were shown the location in the hills behind the fort where the attacks had taken place and we were treated to an engrossing account of the events and given a demonstration of how the fort soldiers would prime and fire their weaponry at the time. It was an interesting visit to this historic site.

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Reviewed 12 October 2013

We were driving past and decided to take a look at this very interesting historic site. The lady in the information centre was knowledgeable, helpful and very passionate. We really enjoyed learning more about what happened at this site. Well worth a visit.

Thank Flintstones123
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Reviewed 17 September 2013

On arrival we were met by ranger Jim. Wow what an asset to the fort he is. My husband was asking all kinds of questions and he was not stumped once, it is obvious that he wants visitors to the sie to enjoy themselves. Once outside the fort is well labled, the paths are clearly marked. I liked the sight poles they were really great for focusing in on the different areas. The videos were informative and the diarama was excellent.

Thank Slimjudith
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Reviewed 8 September 2013

I enjoyed stopping by and seeing the location of the old fort. There are no standing walls or building but everything is well marked and explained. The museum on site does a good job of telling the history of the fort and the area.

Thank ajayhawkfan
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Reviewed 3 September 2013

off beaten path and were short on time but very interesting and knowledgeable staff. Not too many visitor while there. godd museum and a diorama of the fort itself.

Thank James B
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